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Ryan Held Was Training In Two-Lane Yacht Club Pool In Alabama

American relay gold medalist from Rio, Ryan Held, is getting creative with his training. He’s currently getting some laps underway in a small yacht club pool.


Dutch Olympic Gold Medalist Van Rouwendaal Takes To Inflatable Pool

Reigning open water Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands is trying out some unique training contraptions to keep herself in the water.


IOC Sets Date For Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Let the countdown begin, as the IOC announces the official new start date of the 2020 Olympic Games, rescheduled to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


2021 FINA World Aquatic C’ships To Revise Dates Due To Olympic Overlap

FINA will consult with stakeholders including athletes, coaches, national federations, TV partners & sponsors to determine the most appropriate solution.


Shayna Jack’s CAS Appeal To Reportedly Put Swimming AUS Camp Under Microscope

Shayna Jack is still trying to prove her innocence, with her legal team devising a strategy that looks at the pre-World Championships camp conductors.


Hungary’s Cseh Tentatively Turns To 2021; Swimmers Must Test Negative To Train

There are pools still open for elite swimmers in Hungary, but they must test negative for the coronavirus in order to be admitted.


Postponed Olympic Games Most Likely Headed To July Of 2021

A potential new plan is bubbling to the surface pointing to July 2021 as the most likely time frame for the start of the postponed Tokyo Olympics.


With Renewed Fire, Schooling Temporarily Returns To Singapore

Joseph Schooling will return to his native Singapore temporarily, but his overall outlook is positive and aggressive heading into the new Olympic timeline.


With More Time, Le Clos Looks To Add Another Olympic Event

With a few days’ worth of reflection under his belt, South Africa’s Chad Le Clos is already tossing around new schedule ideas for next year’s Olympic Games.


Read, Watch, Play: What Elite Swimmers Around The World Are Doing At Home

Does Bruno Fratus love Monopoly? Which book is helping Aimee Willmott pass the time? Check out what elite swimmers are reading, watching & gaming while home.


Guildford City Offers Livestreamed At-Home Swim Training

We’ve been collecting at-home workouts conducted by coaches& athletes around the world, with this latest edition coming from Guildford City Swimming Club.

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Michael Phelps: “I Would Have Straight Punted” Had The 2012 OLY Been Postponed

Read how the GOAT, America’s Michael Phelps, believes he would have reacted had the 2008, 2012 or 2016 Olympic Games been postponed.


Two-Time 2019 World Champion Daiya Seto Remains Auto-Qualified For 2021 Games

Two-time gold medalist at last year’s FINA World Aquatic Championships will remain auto-qualified for the Summer Olympic Games, now postponed to 2021.


Last Remaining Int’l Competition, Japan Swim, Officially Cancelled

The inevitable has finally been announced, as the remaining elite international swimming event of the Japan Swim has officially been cancelled.


Olympic Torch Relay Due To Start March 26th Postponed With Move To 2021

Tokyo 2020 has decided to postpone the Olympic Torch Relay, which was scheduled to start on March 26th. This is as a result of the Games moving to 2021.

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